…quarterly, gratuitious Buffalo Tom mentions likely to continue.

While the health of Fidel Castro remains questionable, Peter Gammons attended a Cape Cod League game yesterday and with any luck , will once again grace our televsion screens before long. I’m not a very religious man, but I believe if there is a higher power, He,  She or It wants Peter to live a very long time. Almost as badly as He, She or It wants to see Steve Phillips institutionalized.

On behalf of SNY’s advertisers, I’d like to thank Billy Wagner for keeping so many Mets games competitive this year that otherwise might’ve seemed like the kind of thing you could safely turn off or flip to another channel. When the Mets’ off-season spending spree was justified in some quarters as an investment in Wilpon TV, I never dreamed the connection would be so tangible.